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Mid North Coast Local Health District has been notified of two venues of concern associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19 - Listtle Shack Cafe and Bunnings Warehouse in Port Macquarie.

Venues of concern at Port Macquarie

Aug 20, 2021

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Mid North Coast Local Health District (MNCLHD) has been notified overnight of a further positive COVID-19 case in the Kempsey area.

The case is a close contact of the confirmed case reported earlier this week and is isolating at home. 

Mid North Coast Local Health District has been notified of two venues of concern associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19.

Anyone who attended the following venues at the times listed is a casual contact who must immediately get tested and isolate until a negative result is received. Please continue to monitor for symptoms and immediately isolate and get tested if they develop:

Little Shack cafe, 1 Munster Street (on the Town Green) – Saturday 14 August, 2pm to 3.30pm

Bunnings Warehouse, 18 John Oxley Drive, Port Macquarie – Saturday 14 August, 3.45pm to 4.05pm

All close contacts have been contacted and informed as part of normal contract tracing processes. They must get tested and isolate for 14 days, regardless of the result.

Anyone else who has been at the venues at the date and time listed is considered a casual contact.

COVID-19 testing clinics are available across the Mid North Coast. Visit the NSW Government website. 

NSW Health does not comment on individual cases unless there is a public health reason to disclose venue information or other information.

Mid North Coast Local Health District has also been advised this morning of the detection of fragments of COVID-19 in sewage samples taken from Port Macquarie sewage treatment plant.

We urge anyone feeling unwell – even with the mildest of symptoms such as a runny nose, scratchy or sore throat, cough, fever, shortness of breath, headache, tiredness, loss of taste or smell, nausea, diarrhoea or muscle aches – to come forward for testing.

Additional testing capacity has been set up in Kempsey with a drive-through clinic opened at Riverside Park. The clinic is open 8am to 6pm weekdays and 8am to 4pm weekends. 

Mid North Coast COVID-19 testing clinics are listed on the NSW Government website.

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